Overview of Safari Link SA’s Daily Shuttle Services

Safari Link’s authentic safari and adventure package deals, as well as day excursions, shuttle services, and private transfer options, are designed to meet all of your requirements while visiting southern Africa.

Safari Links’s daily shuttle services offer packages that cover all aspects of travel to all regions of Southern Africa.

When you travel through Southern Africa with us, you can rest assured that you will have an experience that is both informative and memorable thanks to our highly qualified staff of travel experts, wildlife guides, and nature enthusiasts.

Where It All Began

Safari Link Southern Africa is owned and operated by a group of wildlife enthusiasts and guides that are extremely knowledgeable and have a strong passion for the travel opportunities that the region presents.

What sets them apart from other companies is the considerable knowledge they have of southern Africa and its tourist attractions like national parks, ensuring that travellers will have hassle-free and memorable experiences.

They are experts in South African travel and are able to design a trip for you as traveller that will be the highlight of your life and an experience that you will never forget.

Destinations and Routes for Safari Link SA’s Daily Shuttle Service

Safari Link SA’s daily shuttle service include several popular destinations and on route to these destinations travellers can expect to see several popular attractions too.

Hazyview to Johannesburg / Johannesburg to Hazyview

Hazyview is a gateway to the southern part of the National Kruger Park and several private game reserves of the Greater Kruger Conservation area.

On this route you will travel through some of South Africa’s most beautiful scenery of both the Highveld and the Lowveld regions of the country.

All the drop-off spots in Mbombela (previously Nelspruit), Casterbridge, and Hazyview were selected due to their close proximity to private game reserves in the Greater Kruger as well as the National Kruger Park.

The transfer between the two destinations takes around 5 to 6 hours, with a convenience stop along the route at Alzu.

Shuttle Stops

  • Johannesburg O R Tambo International Airport
  • Alzu Total Energies Petroport N4
  • Mc Donald’s at the Grove Mall in Mbombela (Nelspruit)
  • Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre near White River
  • Perry's Bridge, Hazyview

Hoedspruit to Nelspruit / Nelspruit to Hoedspruit

Safari Link Southern Africa offers a safe and reliable daily shuttle service between Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) near Nelspruit and Hoedspruit, giving you the opportunity to capture the beautiful landscapes of Limpopo.

Our service provides 2 pick-up locations, both carefully chosen because of their close proximity to all the game lodges and safari operations located in the surrounding private game reserves.

Shuttle Stops

  • Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA)
  • Hazyview Perry's bridge
  • Guernsey Boom Gate
  • East Gate Boom Gate
  • Kamogelo Centre in Hoedspruit
  • Balule Olifants West Gate

Hoedspruit to Johannesburg / Johannesburg to Hoedspruit

The daily shuttle service between Hoedspruit in Limpopo and the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg takes you through some of South Africa’s most breath-taking scenery.

 There are six carefully selected pick-up or drop-off spots close to Hoedspruit and several game lodges of the private game reserves in the surrounding Greater Kruger area.

The transfer takes around 6 to 7 hours, with two convenience stops where travellers can use the restroom and purchase snacks before continuing on their journey.

Shuttle Stops

  • Karongwe Southern Boom Gate
  • Three Bridges Restaurant
  • Balule Olifants West Gate
  • Kamogelo Tourism Centre in Hoedspruit
  • East Gate Airport near Hoedspruit
  • Bush Pub & Inn (at Timbavati Gate)

Johannesburg to Pilanesberg / Pilanesberg to Johannesburg

This is the perfect safari day excursion for those who are pushed for time but still want the whole experience!

Pilanesberg Game Reserve, which can be reached in more than two and a half hours from Johannesburg, is the ideal malaria free location for those who are interested in having an African safari experience.

The all-inclusive tour departs at 05:00 from Johannesburg and return at around 18:00 and include a Big 5 game drive and small lunch during a mid-day comfort break.

Tour Details

Depart: 5am Return: 6pm Includes: Big 5 game drive and small lunch during a mid-day comfort break.

Johannesburg to Madikwe (One-Way)

You will be picked up in Johannesburg by a skilled and knowledgeable driver in a comfortable car and drive for roughly four to five hours until you reach the Madikwe Game Reserve.

The tour does not include overnight accommodations.

It will be tailored specifically to your needs and will not be shared by other participants.

Tour Details

It will be tailored specifically to your needs and will not be shared by other participants.

Benefits of using Safari Link SA’s daily shuttle service

When travelling in a foreign country like South Africa, there are several benefits in using a shuttle service like that offered by Safari Link SA to get from one place to another.

It is an easy and comfortable way to get from one place to another. You don’t have to worry about getting lost or trying to figure out how to get around with public transportation. You can rest while the shuttle takes you where you need to go in a safe and secure way and with their drivers also being qualified guides, you will learn a lot about the areas through which you travel.

The shuttle service makes use of vehicles with comfortable seats, so you won’t have to squeeze into a small car or public transportation. Instead, you can sit back and enjoy the ride.

The shuttle drivers know the areas well and can point out interesting places and sights along the way. They can also give you good advice about places, tourist spots, and other things to do. This can be a great way to learn more about the place and the people who live here.

How to book Safari Link SA’s daily shuttle service

The Safari Link SA website gives you the option to make reservations online.

Alternatively, you can phone their office to make a reservation over the phone

You can pre-pay for your reservations either by credit or debit card, an electronic funds transfer or pay cash when you board the service.

You can also send an email to travel@safarilinksa.com or reservations@safarilinksa.com to make a reservation.

Why Choose Our Shuttle Services

Every single one of Safari Link SA’s drivers also has guiding experience, and they are more than eager to impart their expertise as well as their passion for the safari lifestyle to customers. Because of this, your travels will be entertaining as well as educational.

The tourism industry has been Safari Link’s primary focus for the past ten years, and the company remains dedicated to assisting tourists in a manner that is educated, enthusiastic, and competent.

The team of highly qualified travel experts, nature guides, and nature lovers at Safari Link will ensure that you have an experience that is both memorable and informative by providing you with one-of-a-kind and fully customisable tour packages that can be tailored to fit any budget or requirement.

These tour packages include safari, travel, and adventure packages to all regions of southern Africa. Included options may include travel on the ground, hotel, and any and all activities in between.

Frequently asked questions

The schedules and fares depend on the specific destination you want to visit.

You can find the pick-up and drop-off points for Safari Link SA’s daily shuttle services on their website.

You can enquire from Safari Link SA to find out what their luggage allowances are.

What to expect on Safari Link Daily Shuttle Service

Terms and Conditions

1. Tickets

Tickets are not transferable and are valid for use of the registered ticket holder only. It is the passenger’s responsibility to ensure that the correct information is shown on the ticket. If a passenger should stop or interrupt or deviate from his/her journey, additional costs will be implemented.

2. Changes or cancellations to reservations

All cancellations must be received in writing. Safari Link reserves the right to charge for financial penalties, fees and losses incurred as a result of cancellation.

Cancellation fees will be applicable as % of services amounts as follows: Cancellation Received 

  1. 0 – 72 hours prior to departure 100%
  2. 4 – 7 days prior to departure 50%
  3. 1 – 2 weeks prior to departure 25%

3. Departure times

Passengers are required to be at the departure point 30 minutes before the departure time. Any seat not filled within 10 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time, will be considered a no show, and the vehicle will depart.

4. Luggage 

Each passenger is permitted to only take one large size luggage bag not exceeding 15kg and a small luggage bag not exceeding 5kg with a total mass not exceeding 20kg. Safari Link has the right to refuse the carriage of luggage which does not comply with the conditions mentioned above.

Passengers should not place valuable items such as cellular phones, jewelry, laptops or other computer equipment, electronic items, cash, credit cards, spectacles, sun glasses and fragile or perishable items in the trailer compartment.

Safari Link will not allow firearms or any harmful chemicals, explosives, or toxic substances to be carried on the shuttle.

 

5. Insurance 

Safari Link does not have luggage insurance. Passenger insurance is available.

6. Smoking 

Safari Link vehicles are non-smoking vehicles. Passengers who fail to comply, will be issued with a fine.

7. General 

Safari Link cannot be held responsible for failure to perform or delays in performance or service delivery due to circumstances beyond Safari Links control, such as adverse weather conditions, unpredictable delays caused by traffic congestion, diversions or road works, criminal conduct by third parties, strikes, industrial disputes and regulatory interference.

Safari Link will not be liable to passengers for any loss arising from any failure or delay in performance or service delivery resulting from circumstances beyond Safari Links control.

Safari Link will make every reasonable effort to ensure the availability of connections between its services, and to inform passengers if there are any delays in the connection of its services.

Safari Link will not be liable to passengers for any loss arising from any failure or delay in the connection between its services resulting from circumstances beyond Safari Links control.

Safari Link may cancel any of its services upon reasonable prior notice to passengers, without any liability.

Safari Link will endeavor to give reasonable notice of changes to schedules.

It is the responsibility of passengers to ensure that luggage or personal property is not left on the shuttle after disembarking.

If you are an agent please contact us for STO rates. Travel@safarilinksa.com

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